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Fresh fruit ice pops, anyone?

Fresh fruit ice pops, anyone?

The heat is on and looks like it’s going to stay that way until the end of October. How about tucking into special foods and beverages to battle the hot temperatures? While nariyal pani and lemonades are sure to be high on everyone’s list, also try ice pops this time. These can be made... read more »

Recipe: Masala omelette

Recipe: Masala omelette

Masala omelette is an all time favourite. The easiest dish to make on the go, you can fluff it up and add a variety of toppings like mushrooms, capsicum, cheese and boiled potatoes. Ingredients: 4 eggs 4 onions, finely chopped 2 green chilies, finely chopped 2 tbsp milk 4 tbsp capsicum, finely... read more »

Recipe: Chatpate chane

Recipe: Chatpate chane

Preparation time: 10 minutes + soaking time Cooking time: 15 minutes Serves: 4 Recipe Ingredients: 2 cups Bengal gram 2tbsp Oil 1 Bay leaf 1 Black Cardamom 1tsp Cumin seeds 2tbsp Coriander powder 1tsp red Chili powder 1tsp Garam masala 1tbsp Dry Mango Powder ½tsp Carom seeds Coriander leaves and... read more »

Recipe: Red pepper tart

Recipe: Red pepper tart

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 2 hours 20 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 4 large tomatoes 2 red peppers 1 sprig thyme (or ½ tsp dry thyme) 10 ml olive oil Puff pastry 150g Salt to taste Coarsely ground black pepper Method: -Preheat the oven to 180 degree centigrade. Cut the tomatoes... read more »

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Recipe: Vegetable sweet corn soup

Ingredients: One cup fresh sweet corn, one finely chopped carrot, one tbsp chopped cabbage, half tsp sugar, half tsp green chilli sauce, half tsp soya sauce, one tbsp corn flour, four... read more »

Recipe: Vegetable sweet corn soup

Ingredients: One cup fresh sweet corn, one finely chopped carrot, one tbsp chopped cabbage, half tsp sugar, half tsp green chilli sauce, half tsp soya sauce, one tbsp corn flour, four cups... read more »

Recipe: Tomato chicken with brown rice

Tomato chicken with brown rice is a delightful blend of spices and tangy tomatoes. It is essentially chicken pieces coated with many fragrant spices like turmeric, cardamom and cloves, then... read more »

Recipe: Russian Borscht

Ingredients:Three cups of chicken stock (for non vegetarians) or plain water (for vegetarians)– 1 cabbage – 4 potatoes – 2 beetroots – 2 carrots – Tomato paste... read more »

An Egyptian feast in Kolkata

Theirs are traditions as rich and old as ours and their love for peppy Bollywood numbers is as Indian as it gets. And not only that, Cairo girls Hannah Sameh, 20, Lobna Hatem, 20, and Marise Assad,... read more »